transitive verb ath·e·tize

Definition of athetize


  1. :  to reject or mark (a passage) as spurious the athetized lines of the Iliad

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Origin and Etymology of athetize

Greek athetein (from athetos set aside, not fixed, from a- 2a- + thetos placed, from tithenai to place) + English -ize — more at do

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a trip made at another's expense

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